RTReporter: Rajasthan’s land has hues of grandeur and affluence. The sun parched sand state is an epitome of bravery and opulence which is celebrated profoundly in the Desert festival of Rajasthan at Jaisalmer. Crowned with the Jaisalmer fort, the city comes alive with dance, music, plays and competitions. Falling between February 8 to 10, the festival is adorned with number of attractions like camel races, turban tying competitions, polo matches and also Marushree competition (Mr. Desert competition).
The exuberance is worth the thousand praising, as the festival colours become vibrant with every new glance. The more you adore it, the more colours and shine it will spill as the Rajasthan has a side of hidden beauty in it. Every other corner recites something historic and astonishing. Desert festival is also accompanied with one such fable which relates it to the Mahabharat era. Shri Krishna had depicted to Arjuna that one powerful successor of Yadavs will over the Trikuta hills in future.
The festival is linked to the event when Raiwal Jaiswal achieved the triumph over Jaisalmer kingdom justifying the historic oracle.
Placed amidst the beautiful Thar Desert, Jaisalmer welcomes the artists, musicians and performers from all corners of the world. The festival has a history of many renowned and influential visitors making it a world famous event to attend.
The otherwise lonely town clad in beige sand becomes the most happening place during these three days. Also, you will get all chances of riding and enjoying camel rides and sports as the animal remains the major attraction during this time.
Organised and sponsored by the Rajasthan tourism, the festival is an irreplaceable happy deal for the wanderers and culture explorers. Marvels like fire dance, turban tying competition and border security force camel tattoo show awaiting to amaze you to the core.